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Category: NEW ZEALAND - Pioneer Air Mails

Description: 1920 (Aug 28) Wellington-Christchurch return flight #24b Post Office envelope with 2d tied by Wellington machine of 28AU-1920, light strikes of 'AERIAL MAIL' h/s in violet & in purple, guarantee b/s, Cat $NZ1500. Census 9 only. With the enclosed letter (faults). [The first north-south airmail across Cook Strait. Because of bad weather, the flight terminated at Blenheim & the mail continued by road. The plane & pilot Euan Dixon remained at Blenheim. Stapleton's pilot-signed cover sold for $1552]

Listed in: NEW ZEALAND , Flight Covers

Estimate: AUD$ 1000.00

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Item was sold for: $750.00